Football/Soccer Session (U9): VUSC U-9 Boys McHugh- Receiving (Start Time: 2016-10-11 15:45:00)

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Daniel Vitu, Adult Member

Profile Summary

Daniel  Vitu
Name: Daniel Vitu
City: Hawthorne
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Open body shape

Timing and quality of pass

Checking shoulder as the ball is passed

Taking the ball on the back foot (furthest one from the ball)

Distance / direction of the touch based on the next action (this is based around where the defender is)

Decision making once full pressure is added (back foot or front foot)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Receiving warm up

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Receiving warm up (20 mins)

Organization: 30 x 30 yd area.

-7 gates- 2 yd wide.

- 2 players at each gate- 1 with ball and 1 without ball.

Instructions: Player with ball passes through the gate with inside of the foot. Receiving player takes the ball to dribble through a different gate and then comes back to pass to their partner. 1 point each time a player gets the ball and dribbles through an open gate.

Coaching Points:

Open body shape

Timing and quality of pass

Checking shoulder as the ball is passed

Taking the ball on the back foot (furthest one from the ball)

Distance / direction of the touch based on the next action (this is based around where the defender is)

Decision making once full pressure is added (back foot or front foot)

Progressions: (1). Each pair has 1 gate and pass through the gate and must score as many points in the round. (2). Now, partners go to the new gate that the player dribbles to. Moving together.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Activity- Receiving

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Main Activity- Receiving (30 mins)

Organization:

-Circle 30 yards in diameter

-3 or 4 players in middle at a time. Should have 3 groups.

-1 minute rounds, then switch inside with outside players.

Instructions:

Players on outside with ball. Pass to inside player after they check to, then get it back from them. Inside player goes to find a new double pass. Inside player to go inside of triangle each time.

Coaching Points:

Open body shape

Timing and quality of pass

Checking shoulder as the ball is passed

Taking the ball on the back foot (furthest one from the ball)

Distance / direction of the touch based on the next action (this is based around where the defender is)

Decision making once full pressure is added (back foot or front foot)

Progressions:

-Progression 1: players on the outside pass to an open player on inside. Inside player then dribbles back into the triangle and passes to a new outside player. 1 point each time the player does that.

-Progression 2: look to move into a "window" and receive the ball from an outside player.

-Progression 3: Swap places with the outside player once you pass to them.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): The game

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The game (25 mins)

Organization: 45x60 field. 2 GK or can play to pug goals with no GK. 6 v 6 or 5 v 5 depending on numbers. 14 cones. Balls at center field on sideline with coach. Add neutral player if uneven numbers.

Instructions: Throw ins, goal kick, and corner kicks on out of bounds. Have players keep track of goals scored.

Coaching Points: Let them play. Less feedback. Few points reinforcing good habits in the flow.

Progressions: none


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